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powerful, high profile people would be dragged in and down. rebecca brooks, the former murdoch editor and british ceo, has now been bailed after her arrest yesterday. she spent several hours answering questions at a police station. there are two criminal inquiries now gearing up. one into phone hacking at murdoch papers and the other into alleged police corruption, both are making serious waves. >> palace, secretary, the mayor on my intention to resign as commissioner of metropolitan service. >> reporter: sir paul stephenson stepped down yesterday. not because he personally did anything wrong, but it was on his watch that murdoch newspaper editor, since arrested in the hacking scandal, was hired as a pr consultantd to the police. in just 24 hours from now, rupert murdoch himself, his son, james, will be grilled by parliamentarians and will be asked about what they did or did not know about dirty tricks regarding their newspapers. all will be watching, as well as investors around the world. >> he is the man that investors have followed to the ends of the earth. he is the man whose judg
stunning developments: rebekah brooks, the former editor, was arrested, and the head of london's police force resigned. elizabeth palmer has the latest. >> reporter: she willingly went to answer questions, and when she arrived, she was arrested. anything she tells detectives now will become a formal part of the criminal inquiry into phone hacking and bribery at the "news of the world." brooks' arrest came as a surprise. but this was a shock. >> this afternoon i informed the palace, the secretary, and the mayor of my intention to resign as commissioner of public service. >> reporter: the head of london's police force resigned, not because police personally suspected him of wrongdoing, but it was on his watch that the former "news of the world," editor neal wallis, was hired as a consultant to the police and arrested in connection with it. when this exploded two weeks ago, nobody dreamed how many powerful people will be dragged in and down. in the u.s., les hinton resigned on friday. he may face questions about what he knew as a top murdoch executive in britain in 2007. then there are the
circle is out on bail after being arrested in connection with the phone hacking scandal. rebecca brooks resigned friday as head of murdoch's british newspapers. thought to be a political an social insider brooks dined with the prime minister at christmas. the head of london's police force also resigned today. it was on his watch that a former news of the world editor arrested last week was hired as a p.r. consultant to the force. >>> well, inspiration that hit in 2001 still going strong. meet the man behind a cross- country tribute being launched tomorrow. the resources he has and doesn't have on the eve of his trip. >>> marines aren't born, they are made, and for the first time they will be made by a woman. meet the new general in charge of the so-called marine factory. >>> well, you can expect a cloudy start to your workweek all due to a low pressure system that just won't budget. i've got the detailed forecast coming up. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, but a young man who came here from the midwest has much grander plans. mark sayre is in san francisco at the starting po >>> many of us ride our bikes
's news international has been arrested. elizabeth palmer rorz. >> reporter: rebekah brooks had willingly made an appointment to go to the police station to answer questions when she arrived, she was arrested. anything she tells detectives now will become a formal part of the criminal inquiry into phone hacking and bribery of the "news of the world." brooks' arrest came as a surprise, but this was a shock. >> i have this afternoon informed the palace, secretary and the mayor of my intention to resign as commissioner of the metropolitan police service. >> reporter: the powerful head of london's police force resigned, not because he's personally suspected of wrongdoing but it was on his watch that the former "news of the editor" neil wallace as hired as a pr consultant to the police. he's since been arrested in connection with hacking. when this scandal exploded two weeks ago no one dreamed how many powerful people would be dragged in and down. in the u.s., les hinton, head of dow jones and publisher of the "wall street journal" resigned on friday. he may face further questions about what h
.e.o., rebekah brooks. hours later in the u.s., the resignation on les hinton, c.e.o. of dow jones, which publishes the "wall street journal." gone are two key executives who served as firewalls in the growing scandal of phone hacking. >> the thing about firewalls is that they eventually burn through. they just delay a fire, they don't stop it. >> reporter: next in the line of fire? murdoch's son james, who has admitted to writing checks to victims of phone hacking. both murdochs face parliament on tuesday. one of those to grill them is tom watson. >> i want to know was he aware a crime had taken place, who gave him the advice, those kind of things. i would like rupert murdoch to tell us what he knew as well. >> reporter: and finally, scrambling on high ground is britain's prime minister, under pressure to showing the extent of his relationship of his relationship with the murdochs, he was forced to release records showing 26 meetings with them or their employees since they took office. he also hosted james murdoch and rebekah brooks at his official country residence. cameron like most br
brooks. ,,,,,,,, it's really delicious, mom. it's not too well done? nope. but it is a job well done. what are you reading, sweetie? her diary. when you're done, i'd love some feedback. sure. your mom and i read that thing cover-to-cover. loved it. thanks. would you mind if i cut the lawn this weekend? only if you let me talk to your mother on the phone for hours on end. done. [ male announcer ] u-verse brings peace to the family. at&t u-verse lets you record four shows at once from any room and play them back on any tv. get u-verse tv for only $29 a month for 6 months. in the network, everyone can get along. i hang my head out the window. oh man, we're delivering everything you can think of: plywood, cement. i, i enjoy the breeze on my tongue. well uh, and every weekend, seems like we're headin' down to the lake. we're pullin' a boat or somethin'. i don't know why. i just do. it's not a problem. i don't mind as long as we always stop at chevron and get that techron stuff. my ears flop around too. check it out. [ male announcer ] your car takes care of you, care for it. chevron with
. suspended four games with the donnie brook friday night at fen way. at number three, he loses thomas and luckily is able to jump off the bike before falling down this side of mon tons. and the blue jays combined for one of the hits. makes the rouge davis. toronto wins 16-7. and maror ins and rangers, thr only one way to get ichiro out. won eight straight and that is bad news because they are now 12 1/2 games back in the west. that's not good. >> tom lewis is playing in the british open. >> after? >> how he was playing with watson today? is that what he heard? >> his parents named him after tim watson. >> we're coming right back. [ man ] i got this new citi thankyou card and started earning loads of points. you got a weather balloon with points? yes i did. [ man ] points i could use for just about anything. ♪ ♪ there it is. [ man ] so i used mine to get a whole new perspective. ♪ [ male announcer ] the new citi thankyou premier card gives you more ways to earn points. what's your story? citi can help you write it. >>> ken, please. behave. >> yeah. behave.
of the paper. hours earlier, detectives arrested former "news of the world"'s ceo rebekah brooks on suspicion of corruption and interception communication. she was released on bail and will appear before lawmakers for questioning tomorrow. >>> if you had any doubts, harry potter was king of the box office this weekend. [ screaming ] >> the boy who lived even managed to vanquish "the dark knight" with record-breaking numbers. "harry potter and the deathly hallows, part 2" took in $168.6 million from friday to sunday beating the previous best opening weekend of $158.4 million that was set by the "dark knight" in 2008. a lot of money there. >>> transformers 3 came in a distant second place bringing in $21.2 million. and rounding out the top five, horrible bosses, zoo keeper as well as "cars 2". >>> 4:44. this may surprise parents. why kids may be safer with grandparents when they are behind the wheel. plus this. >> not going to be fun. it's going to be hard but it's going to be worth it in the end. >> one man with a bike and a mission. how 9/11 inspired a daring cross-country journey. >>> and bo
in the uk. news corp executive rebecca brooks has resigned in the wake of a massive media scandal. she oversaw "news of the world" the london tabloid that ceased publication after it was accused of hacking into voicemails of celebrities and crime victims. now, one of those crime victims was a 13-year-old girl who was later found murdered. news corp chairman rupert murdoch plans to meet with that girl's family today. >>> the city of oakland will lose dozens more employees. under the new budget, the tribune says 56 city workers are losing their jobs this month and more cuts are coming. the police department will lose 48 positions next year. two firehouses will be closed daily starting next summer and pay for elected officials is being cut by 15%. >>> in other bay area headlines, a pedestrian is hospitalized with serious injuries after being hit by a bicyclist on san francisco's embarcadero. police say that the woman in her 40s was in the crosswalk at mission street and crossing legally when she was struck. she suffered a head injury. the cyclist stayed at the scene but may face charges.
with the donnie brook friday night at fen way. at number three, he loses thomas and luckily is able to jump off the bike before falling down this side of mon tons. and the blue jays combined for one of the hits. makes the rouge davis. toronto wins 16-7. and maror ins and rangers, thr only one way to get ichiro out. won eight straight and that is bad news because they are now 12 1/2 games back in the west. that's not good. >> tom lewis is playing in the british open. >> after? >> how he was playing with watson today? is that what he heard?,,,,,,,,,, ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] say hello to the new mango pineapple real fruit smoothies from mccafé, bursting with fresh flavors and blended with creamy low-fat yogurt. the simple joy of exotic refreshment. ♪
told the browns that "the sun" would run a story on their baby's illness was rebecca brooks. at the time the editor of the sun newspaper, she's now rupert murdoch's british ceo and is herself being questioned by police. john yates, the officer you saw earlier on in my report, has just told the committee that he's 99% sure his phone was hacked, which shows that police investigating the news of the world were themselves not immune. chris? >> i'll tell you, this story grows more and more every day. cbs' elizabeth palmer for us in london. elizabeth, thank you very much. >>> like i said, there's so much more to talk about. we're joined now by steve hewlett who is a media analyst in london for us. good to have you here with us this morning. according to elizabeth's report there are claims the former prime minister gordon brown, the queen both victims of this hacking and rupert murdoch's newspapers. what's the latest on both sides of this story? >> it's going from bad to worse. in fairness, the latest revolution about gordon brown are not hacking, which is about accessing -- illega
and it looks like unemployment lines are getting longer. >> with more on that here's jason brooks with kcbs and cbsmoneywatch.com. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. unfortunately, weekly unemployment claims surged higher last week up 10,000 to 418,000. this following a pretty big drop the week before which had sort of given us some optimism that perhaps the market was going to head the right way but this has been indicativity past three months to get a drop one week and then heading higher the next week after that. we have yet to see claims fall below 400,000 in the past three months. need to be below that point to indicate that job hiring is going under way in an ernest fashion. so that's a problem for the markets. a lot of earnings are out including a number from the silicon valley. intel reporting that it saw its profit increase 2% to $2.9 billion. its profit would have been higher if not for a couple of major purchases buying mcafee as well as infineon. and intel does say that it's seen an increase in shipped sales to pc makers selling their pcs toists with as well as an increase
minister gordon brown's baby just after he was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis. it was rebekah brooks, murdoch's british c.e.o., who called the browns to tell them the story was running, this according to former political aide david muir. >> they didn't know how rebekah came across this information and now that it's come to light it was obtained by what appeared to be an illegal method. >> reporter: as the revelations pile up, a police inquiry has moved into high gear. in 2007, an internal investigation at rupert murdoch's u.k. company is reported to have found clear evidence of illegal activity. but managers didn't take their findings to the police. instead, phone hacking victims who sued were paid to settle out of court. murdoch's son, james, now a director of the new york-based news corporation, authorized one payment for what's said to have been more than a million dollars. >> i acted on the advice of executives and lawyers with incomplete investigation, and that's a matter of real regret for me personally. >> reporter: now that has damaged rupert murdoch's business, he's already
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international chief executive rebekah brooks also bowed to pressure to step down. yesterday the media mogul apologized in person after meeting the family of murdered school girl milly dowler whose phone was hacked by "news of the world" in 2002. >> founder of the company, i was appalled to find out what had happened. >> reporter: tuesday brooks and rupert murdoch and his son, james, will be grilled by a parliamentary committee about what they knew. tom watson, a member of parliament who will question them, told me the apologies are late and hollow. >> every week, every month there's been a new revelation they've denied and subsequently had to admit. it's a half apology i'm afraid. >> parliament said on tuesday don't expect the murdochs will answer any and all questions because of an ongoing criminal investigation, but they will be pressed if they try to dodge basic probing with regard to what they knew and when. >> thank you. also is lloyd grove, editor at large for "newsweek" magazine and the daily beast. lloyd great to have you with us >> good morning. >> we've seen the two high-profile r
brooks and london's police chief but contrition for the murdochs did not give way to admitting knowledge of the dirty tricks employed by those at their newspapers. both rupert and james defending the family legacy. >> it does not mean that i have any knowledge of anyone intentionally misleading me in the company. i don't. >> reporter: saying they simply didn't know what was happening. then theater moments early turned to farce. a protester from the public gallery tried to slam a foam pie into murdoch's face. he might have gotten closer had it not been for the swift response and powerful right hook of murdoch's wife. when the hearing resumed, a shirt sleeved murdoch seemed to gain the upper hand and the respect of his interrogator. >> i must say i it shows guts for you to be able to continue answering questions under the circumstances and a lengthy session. thank you for it. >> thank you. >> reporter: at times he appeared to be bemused and not being questioned by anyone but in the end a glimpse of the man who for decades ruled his empire and for now at least rmremains >> this terrible thi
chief executive rebecca brooks to appear before a parliamentary committee which grilled senior police officials. david cameron told parliament yesterday if you own media in this country you should be able to come under oath. >> others have said that in the behavior to watch those without a voice of their own, news international descended from the gutteders to the sewers. the tragedy, mr. speaker, they let the rats out of the sewers. >> reporter: there are questions for murdoch to answer ins. a growing number of senators are calling for news corp that includes fox news and "wall street journal" to be investigated to determine if american laws were broken. reports "news of the world" tried to hack into the phones of 9/11 victims. >> this is a new development. uk lawmakers have asked pierce morgan in a entry in this book. what has drawn their attention today? >> he was a long time employee of "news of the world." "the mirror" may be for -- i think published in 2005 and politicians suggesting he should appear and tell them what he knew. >> cbs' dana lewis in london, thank you. good to tal
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